Annual Information Statement 2015

Legal Name
Friends of Nepal - Australia Inc.
ABN
50094215432

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
Friends of Nepal Inc
Charity size
Small
Basic Religious Charity
No

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2015 reporting period
Yes
Main activity
International activities
General activities
  • Economic, social and community development
  • Emergency and relief
  • Other
    • In the 2015 year our main beneficiary was the RIDS Nepal project, which is working to deliver clean water and cooking stoves, pit latrines and solar power to 2 outlying villages in the Humla area. In April we also responded to the Nepal earthquake appeal and collected donations on behalf of other organisations for their earthquake relief.
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
We respond to applications from prospective beneficiaries, and undertake background checks as to authenticity and validity. When a project is deemed by the committee to be suitable and falls within our constitution, we liase with the parties, undertake fundraising activities and send the funds to Nepal. In the 2015 year our main beneficiary was the RIDS Nepal project, which is working to deliver clean water and cooking stoves, pit latrines and solar power to 2 outlying villages in the Humla area. We also the funds we collected for the earthquake appeal were distributed to agencies in Nepal to assist with the emergency relief aid. Through our connections with other community Nepali groups in Perth two of our members responded to the earthquake appeal and at their own expense went to Nepal to assist with aid relief. Our fundraising activities oin Perth also helps to develop and nurture Australian / Nepali cultural relationships at a local level.
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
No
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2015 reporting period
  • General community in Australia
  • Communities overseas
  • Victims of disaster

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2015 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 0
  • Part time employees: 0
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Volunteers: 25
Where the charity operated during the 2015 reporting period
Western Australia

Section D: Reporting and regulatory obligations (This section is optional)

Commonwealth department /(s) and/or agency/agencies charity had to report to over the 2015 reporting period, excluding the ATO and ACNC

Approximate hours spent reporting by paid staff
0
Approximate hours spent reporting by unpaid volunteers
0
Total hours spent reporting
0

Section E: Financial information

Charity's 2015 reporting period
1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015
2015 Financial report
Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.

Income and Expenses

Income Statement

Revenue/receipts
Donations and bequests
$125,669.00
Government grants
$0.00
Other revenue/receipts
$29,073.00
Total revenue/receipts
$154,742.00
Expenses
Employee expenses/payments
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
$119,942.00
Other expenses/payments
$5,758.00
Total expenses/payments
$125,700.00
Net surplus/(deficit)
$29,042.00

Balance Sheet Extract

Total assets
$33,470.00
Total liabilities
$0.00
Net assets/liabilites
$33,470.00

Section F: Other obligations

Governing document on the ACNC register current and accurate
Yes
Responsible persons' details on the ACNC register complete, current and accurate
Yes
Subtypes current and accurate
Yes